Elatou is a picturesque village of Orini Nafpaktia built at the foot of Mount Kerasovouni or else known as Omalia. Kerasovouni forms the first of the southern successive peaks of the mountain chain of Vardousia mountains and in ancient times it was know by the name «Korakas».
It belongs to the municipal unit of Apodotia of the municipality of Nafpaktia. It is located at an altitude of 1050m, in an area that is surrounded by the dark green forest-scapes of fir trees.
Elatou is radially connected with all the villages of Orini Nafpaktia – Terpsithea, Ano-Chora, Kato-Chora, Kryoneria, Grigori, Elatovrisi, etc. The village is surrounded by the dark green forest-scapes of fir trees. There are also plenty of chestnut trees, plane trees, oak trees, evergreen oak trees, cedar trees and fruit trees of various types. In the summer, the gardens give a marvellous sensation with the magnificent hydrangeas (ortansia), roses and dalias in all colours. In autumn their place is taken by chrysanthemums. The excellent location and the wonderful orientation give the village an extensive horizon and a magnificent view.